Tech Entrepreneur Tristan Walker Wants To Solve Health And Beauty Issues For Minorities

When it comes to men’s grooming, there’s usually a lot of trial and error involved as guys search for the right routine to complement their individual lifestyles. In fact, tech entrepreneur Tristan Walkeradmired in Silicon Valley for his success as head of business development at Foursquare — was so frustrated with the quality of over-the-counter razor blades, which constantly left him with razor bumps, that he stopped shaving altogether for 15 years. That’s all part of what led him, in December 2013, to launch his very own line of shaving products called Bevel.

The products are aimed at “men with coarse and curly hair,” according to the website of Walker & Company, Walker’s start-up health- and beauty-products business, of which Bevel is the flagship brand. The line includes a special brush as well as razors and lotions, all of them aimed at the kind of skin-irritation problems that are especially common among black men.

In the year since its launch, Bevel has attracted investors as diverse as Hollywood mogul Charles King, hip-hop veteran Nas and the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.

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